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Aircraft Archive: Douglas MD90
Aircraft Asset Assessment-The MD90
Market Presence. The reasonable operating economics, low noise footprint and restriction emissions still failed to generate interest in the type from all but a single operator in the last decade even when alternatives were in short supply. The number of pilots certificated on the aircraft is limited as are spares…

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May 15, 2017
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Leasing Still Attracting New Players As Rates Mostly Remain Stable
Competition Intensifying Which Could Impact Rentals The profits being secured by the lessors continues to be between 15-20 percent thus underlining the continued relative attraction of aircraft leasing compared other asset classes such as shipping and real estate. The leasing of aircraft continues to increase despite as yet proven speculation…

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March 6, 2017
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Market for Narrowbodies Remains Strong
The market for newer narrowbodies remains strong with any decline being more age related than due to the transition to new types. The mainstream A320s and B737-800s continue to be in demand though some operators are struggling to cope with lower yields resulting from increased competition and fluctuating fuel prices.…

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October 17, 2016
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Low Fuel Prices Fail to Halt Fall in Values of Aging Aircraft
Extension of Aircraft Life Does Not Equate to Rise in Values Using traditional metrics for the calculation of Market Values should have seen an immediate upswing or stabilization in values of aging aircraft when the price of jet fuel halved two years ago but this has failed to occur. At…

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August 22, 2016
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Used Values Fall Despite Backlog
Even with Airbus having to halve production of the A320neo for the next few months due to the problems being experienced with the new Pratt & Whitney engine, values of newer narrowbodies continue to fall in line with expectations. The overall market for narrowbodies remains strong with the backlog continuing…

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May 2, 2016
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Used Widebody Values Suffer But Aircraft Ratings Largely Stable The demand for new aircraft remains unprecedented with the manufacturers increasing production but values of such new aircraft have failed to rise and even a rise in U.S. interest rates has had little positive effect on lease rentals. The world economy…

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January 11, 2016
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Values Continue to Exhibit Age Related Decline
As passenger traffic has risen, the demand for new aircraft has been such that Airbus and Boeing have increased production. The rise in traffic however has become increasingly capacity driven whereby the availability of more seats has generated ever more passenger demand. To fill aircraft, fares have had to become…

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December 14, 2015
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Record Backlog & Production Takes Toll on Values
While the low price of fuel should favor used aircraft the market continues to face the consequences of transitioning to new types and the preference for new rather than used aircraft. The displacement of older aircraft with new examples and the age profile of some narrowbodies is inevitably having an…

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September 21, 2015
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